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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The Hillwinds is a good basic motel. My room was very clean throughout, although it had a slight odor that went away when I opened the window. AC unit worked well and was not too noisy. Beds OK and bathroom basic but again, very clean. Nice flatscreen TV although it would have been good to have a channel guide. Proprietors...

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East Windsor, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We stay there every time we are in the area about every other year.It is a good clean place to stay and the rates are good.There were improvements since our last visit. The owners were always nice.It is not a fancy place but nice basic stay.

Thank aviron l
Latham, New York
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This place is clean...That's important! Room was small to medium size, just right. Fridge, microwave, large modern TV, and located in a beautiful rural area yet on the edge of the village of Franconia. Right on the babbling Gale River and there are hiking trails that begin right off the parking lot, perfect for a hiker like me. The free...

1Thank Ed80
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We spent one night here and I was pleasantly surprised. The room was clean and comfortable with a nice view of the river. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The lodge was easy to find with plenty of parking. They had lots of great outdoor activities set up that I definitely would have enjoyed if I were there in...

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Johnson, Vermont
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Room was very clean,close to Lincoln and the Ice castles..... My only complaint was the beds were horrible and not comfortable at all.... Front desk very nice,especially when we had to go back after checking out twice because we forgot stuff,lol....

Thank Mhgaidin
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Visited in off season,mid-november,and we were very happy with this economically priced hotel. Very friendly owner and clean room at a great price. Nice outdoor fireplace and pool,which was not open this time of year. Not far from Littleton. Basic continental breakfast we did not use but it seemed adequate for the price. It appeared our room had new carpet...

Thank gypsywomen2
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Recently decorated room, clean throughout with good amenities, fridge, microwave, coffee machine etc. Complimentary breakfast available in breakfast with a great view over the river. Friendly welcome from the owners at check in. The only down side is lack of restaurants nearby with just one in walking distance

Thank Philip R
Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have stayed here before , so no surprises. The rooms continue to be clean , spacious, and very comfortable. Plenty of hot water, The staff was so kind and helpful. Excellent price. Very quiet. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Tina-Mobile
Grand Marais, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Received a reasonable rate at the end of the tourist season. But also found the room close to being shut down for the season. Heat off and took most of the evening to get the room warm. Room was large, faced the road but also faced the pleasant sounding brook flowing over rocks. Breakfast very minimal.

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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Hillwinds Lodge one night on our way to the Kancamagus road. The room was very clean and spacious, the owner is very friendly. The breakfast was served in a dining room with windows facing the river - a lovely view. The breakfast had everything we needed. We would certainly recommend staying here!

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional New England family-owned and operated motel featuring clean, comfortable, affordable and friendly lodging in the White Mountain region of New Hampshire. Located on the banks of the tranquil Gale River, Hillwinds is located near all major seasonal attractions and is only three miles from Cannon Mountain and the Franconia Notch State Park, home of the Flume Gorge and great hilking opportunities. Rates include complimentary continental breakfast, in-room coffee and fridge, free wi-fi, and guest computer and lending library. ... more   less 

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Address: 33 Dow Ave, Franconia, NH 03580-4915
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
Price Range: $110 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillwinds Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hillwinds Hotel Franconia
Hillwinds Lodge Franconia, NH - White Mountains
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“ask for rooms overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineandRobertB, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“River view rooms are nicer - but you may then have to walk further to your car.”
 of 5 bubbles StuartB106, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A ground floor room will mean you do not have to carry heavy luggage up the staircase”
 of 5 bubbles paulhH7205HZ, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for overlooking river”
 of 5 bubbles lfipar, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 52 on the river”
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